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Fruit Salmonella Lawsuit

Fruit Salmonella Lawsuit

Multiple outbreaks of Salmonella have been linked to fruit, including pre-cut fruit mix, melons, papayas, and more.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting fruit induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Salmonella after eating recalled fruit, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Tailor Cut Produce Fruit Salmonella Outbreak

In December 2019, the CDC reported that at least 96 people in 11 states were infected with Salmonella Javiana after eating pre-cut mixed fruit from Tailor Cut Produce of New Jersey.

The outbreak involves Fruit Luau mixed fruit, which contains a mix of pre-cut cantaloupe, honeydew, pineapple, and grapes. The fruit was sold to hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and other institutions.

The illnesses were reported in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington state.

Melon Salmonella Outbreaks

In April 2019, the CDC reported that at least 137 people in 10 states were infected with Salmonella Carrau after eating pre-cut melon bowls supplied by Caito Foods LLC.

The illnesses were linked to pre-cut cantaloupe, watermelon, honeydew, fruit salad mix, or fruit trays that contained melon. Caito Foods issued a recall in April 2019.

Caito Foods issued another recall in June 2018 after another Salmonella outbreak infected at least 77 people who ate pre-cut watermelon, honeydew, cantaloupe, and fruit trays containing melons.

Papaya Salmonella Outbreaks

Papayas from Mexico have been linked to multiple outbreaks of Salmonella in the U.S. in 2017 and 2019.

In 2019, at least 81 people in 9 states were infected with Salmonella Uganda after eating Cavi® whole papayas from Mexico, according to an update from the CDC in November 2019.

In 2017, Maradol papayas from Mexico were linked to over 250 Salmonella illnesses, including 2 deaths. The CDC linked 4 separate outbreaks to 4 different farms in Mexico:

  • Maradol PapayasSalmonella Urbana — 7 illnesses in 4 states
  • Maradol PapayasSalmonella Newport — 4 illnesses in 4 states
  • Maradol PapayasSalmonella Anatum — 20 illnesses in 3 states; 1 death
  • Maradol PapayasSalmonella Thompson, Salmonella Kiambu, Salmonella Agona, and Salmonella Gaminara — 220 illnesses in 23 states; 1 death

Do I have a Fruit Salmonella Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting fruit induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or somebody you know has been diagnosed with Salmonella after eating recalled fruit, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Food Poisoning Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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